Week Eight. Building Practices: Case Studies


Week Eight. October 24 and 26

Building Practices: Case Studies


PV cortile
Madrasa of Baybars Janishankir

Read: Fernandes, Leonor, “The Foundation of Baybars al-Jashankir: Its Waqf, History, and Architecture,” Muqarnas, Vol. 4 (1987), pp. 21-42 (click link) and Trachtenberg, Marvin, “Archaeology, Merriment, and Murder: The First Cortile of the Palazzo Vecchio and Its Transformations in the Late Florentine Republic,” The Art Bulletin, Vol. 71, No. 4 (Dec., 1989), pp. 565-609 (click link)


Pdfs of Assigned Reading:


L. Fernandes, "The Foundation of Baybars al-Jashankir,"


M. Trachtenberg, "Archaeology, Merriment and Murder,"

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